Servicio Ecuménico de Apoyo y Orientación a Migrantes y Refugiados (CAREF)

ECOSOC Status: None
Type: NGO working on Crime
Address: Juan Bautista Alberdi 2236, 1406 Ciudad Autonoma de Buenos Aires CP 1406.
Country: Argentina
Region: Latin America
UN Languages: English, Spanish
Other languages:
  • Counselling
  • Research
  • Training
  • Anti-Human Trafficking
Short description:
CAREF (Ecumenical Support Services and Guidance for Migrants and Refugees), civil partnership is a nonprofit, sponsored by four churches: Evangelical del Río de la Plata, Argentina Evangelical Methodist, Disciples of Christ Evangelical Anglican Diocese of Argentina.

Since 1973 working for the rights of refugees, migrants and displaced persons in general, developing different projects that can provide assistance and guidance on issues related to access to social services, health, education and others from a perspective of respect for human rights.

As a church institution defines its institutional policy from the guidance they provide inspired by the church office to be "churches of the poor, the outcasts, foreigners strangers", based on the biblical text "As a native of you abroad will have to dwell among you, and love him as thyself, ye were strangers in the land of Egypt "(Leviticus 19:34)

CAREF monitored, evaluated and modified annually each of its projects in order to improve their work and contribute to the rights of migrants, refugees and displaced persons are effectively respected. This process is done from the team, and the permanent support of members of the churches that make up the Board of the Institution.
Overall objective
Promoting human rights of migrants in Argentina over the construction of social practices that strengthen its integration in terms of fairness and equity.
Defend and promote human rights of migrants by providing professional counseling services, counseling, social and legal assistance.

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